Car rentals in Kaanapali: All you need to know
You want a great car to take you around Kaanapali whether you're traveling for a business or pleasure. See the famous sites around town and park in front of the best restaurants in Kaanapali. We've collected your most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Kaanapali. Find out how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
How can I find a great deal on a car rental in Kaanapali?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to grab budget-friendly deals. Just type in your travel dates and go through the list of rental suppliers, pick the top rental locations, and find the cheapest packages Kaanapali has to offer. You should also:
- Compare daily and weekly rates from all the different suppliers
- Book as far in advance as possible. You will usually save more and get the car of your choice
- Educate yourself on any cost for fuel policy, additional drivers, and mileage limits. This way you can make sure you know the actual cost before you book
- Determine what vehicle you'll need for your vacation. Don't get more car than you need
Even a little knowledge can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental suppliers have retailers in Kaanapali?
From budget-friendly brands like Budget and Thrifty to global names like Hertz and Sixt, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the reviews to get an idea of which one meets your needs.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Kaanapali?
That all depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Kaanapali. If you're having difficulty picking the right car, make sure to read over our chart below. We have compared the most popular vehicle categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Those looking for adventure in the Hawaii back-country||Ford Edge, Kia Sorento, Jaguar F-Pace, or similar|
|Full Size||Families with suitcases and a need for space||Hyundai Sonata, Ford Fusion, or similar|
|Compact Car||Great for driving around big cities||Toyota Yaris, Nissan Versa, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Kaanapali?
Generally, the age limit for car rentals in Kaanapali is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the USA. Additionally, many suppliers charge an extra fee if you are under 25. Be sure to read the rental agreement to find any additional fees is before you reserve your rental.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Kaanapali?
When cruising through Kaanapali or the rest of the U.S. of A., you'll need insurance. Many suppliers require that you show proof of insurance before you rent a car. Almost all countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to purchase temporary coverage through the rental supplier. Additionally, as a United States citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout.
Many major card issuers, like MasterCard or Discover, give some coverage, but there are usually restrictions. For instance, you may not be covered if you book a luxury or larger vehicle. Make sure to check your rental car company's policy before you decide.
Are there different fuel policies?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will have to find an open gas station close to the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||There will be a full tank of gas when you get your car. You can use as much fuel as you need and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the rental office. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra fees||You only need to replace the fuel you used. Used a half of a tank? Then you just fill it back up to full. You won't need to pay for any fuel you didn't use. You can fill up at any station you want and you'll only pay refueling charges if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank of gas when you pick the car up and bring the car back with the tank empty. Ask the supplier to see if they will refund you for any unused fuel||You won't have to find for a gas station before you return your car||You usually pay more for a tank upfront then you would going to a nearby gas station|
|Empty to empty||You will not have a full tank of fuel when you pick up your vehicle, and you don't have to refill the gas when you drop it back off||You fill the tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll need to find a gas station as soon as you get the car|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
Most rental car companies provide you a full to full tank policy. At CarRentals.com, we recommend returning the car filled up. To avoid any added expenses, it is best to find a filling station before returning the rental car.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Kaanapali?
Unlimited mileage is a good choice for travelers who don't want to worry about incurring any extra charges with the distance they drive. You will just need to make sure there's nothing else in the small print that could add in extra costs.
Know before you go
Make sure you go over a few things before you leave the lot on your Kaanapali adventure. You should take time to:
- Inspect your vehicle and determine if there is any damage or scrapes. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Make you have a properly inflated spare tire, lug wrench, and jack in the trunk
- Get familiar with the controls of your car. Adjust the mirrors and seats to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and wipers
- Figure out how to work the entertainment and GPS (if available). You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Kaanapali rental car today
Use CarRentals.com to get the best wheels Kaanapali has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be cruising between the well-known restaurants, renowned landmarks, and all the marvelous sites in Kaanapali.